: express indirectly by an image, form, or model; be a symbol
What does the Statue of Liberty symbolize?
: denote or connote
`maison' means `house' in French
An example sentence would show what this word means
: take the place of or be parallel or equivalent to
Because of the sound changes in the course of history, an `h' in Greek stands for an `s' in Latin
: tolerate or bear
I won't stand for this kind of behavior!